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History of The 330

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Matt Arnold

A family-owned flower shop delivers decades of care and craft. Read more

Home & Garden

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Logan Lutton

Go off the beaten path and uncover these overlooked natural wonders scattered across The 330. Read more

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Matt Arnold

Three Feathers Pewter keeps a rare art alive with fine wares. Read more

Travel

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Matt Arnold

The Behalt Cyclorama tells the story of Amish history in rich visual texture. Read more

Travel

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Tylar Sutton

This past year, two well-known families from The 330 decided they were stronger together. Read more

Beauty & Wellness

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Matt Arnold

Fertile Ground

A new book preserves Kent’s rock ‘n’ roll history with personal accounts of legendary rock stars before they were famous. Read more

Apr 22, 2019 2:29 PM (330) Area Blog

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Tylar Sutton

3 Jazz Musicians to Know

These past and present players shape the revitalized Akron jazz scene. Read more

Mar 7, 2019 11:46 AM , (330) Area Blog

Cats like Theron Brown and Jack Schantz pick up the beat from Howard Street legends to continue Akron’s jazz legacy. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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LeBron James’ I Promise School lifts up Akron families with an education that helps at-risk students succeed. We go inside the school and follow one family’s first year. Read more

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Austin Mariasy

Working on a project with others involves many obstacles beyond the scholastic. These students rose to the challenge of collaboration, time management and problem-solving with shining results. Read more

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Bath and Copley salute their bicentennials by reflecting on history. Read more

Education

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Austin Mariasy

Long before Don Corleone and Tony Soprano became pop-culture icons of organized crime in America, the Black Hand Society terrorized fellow Sicilian immigrants in the Western Reserve of the early 20th century. Read more

Education

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Tylar Sutton

Whether it’s setting the Global standard for wound care or breaking gender and racial barriers on city council, these pioneers are paving the way for a better tomorrow. Read more

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Kaitlyn Freiling

A fourth-generation Goodyear employee, Brewer’s father, grandmother and great-grandfather all had long careers with the local icon. Read more

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A quick look at some of the more memorable moments in The 330's sports history. Read more

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Scores of professional athletes have faced off in The 330, from boxers throwing punches in the iconic Akron Armory to Olympic weightlifters getting their start in a community gym. Read more

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Kaitlyn Freiling

The Story of Jojos in The 330

While it may seem commonplace now, in 1963 you could not order a combination of pizza and chicken and jojos at restaurants in The 330. Read more

Apr 19, 2018 3:20 PM Flavor Blog

On an 8-by-10 photo, Bain E. “Shorty” Fulton drew the Rubber City’s future in white grease pen. He sketched the letters “A-K-R-O-N” on the hill where the Rubber Bowl would be built. Read more

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Don Baker Jr. — In Loving Memory

So much depends on a Red Wheelbarrow and a handlebar mustache ... Read more

Mar 9, 2018 12:03 PM (330) Area Blog 1 Comments

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Junkyard Artist Gets "American Pickers" Spotlight

Local artist P.R. Miller stars in March 5’s episode of the History Channel show. Read more

Mar 5, 2018 3:18 PM (330) Area Blog 1 Comments

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